Aa
A
A
A
Close
Dermatology Community
53.6k Members
Avatar universal

Unexplained rash below my nose

Hello,

I'm from  Hyderabad, India. I've got this unusual rash (not prickly heat rash) just between my nose and upper lip. I usually get it like once in a year or two when my body is overheated (not overheated in the literal meaning but due to working overtime and getting very little rest) Once i get it, its very uncomfortable, itchy and it keeps spreading if untreated. Rash develops into pus cells or water buds that are ready to explode upon little pressure. My mom takes me to some local healer who uses camphor mixed in coconut oil to heal this rash. Unfortunately i'm away from home and need immediate help. Can someone suggest me an alternate solution. Its already been few hrs and the rash is spreading

Thanks in advance
2 Responses
563773 tn?1374250139
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hello,
This can be due to contact dermatitis, sweat dermatitis, irritated hair follicles or herpes sores( if they blister and scab over). Use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical antibiotics such as mupirocin or Neosporin are also useful. In case the symptoms persist then a dermatological assessment and a biopsy needs to be done to confirm the diagnosis.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.




Avatar universal
I think its herpes or cold sores and i got it in the exact location lik in the third picture here.
I've been using b complex forte capsules and riboflavine 10mg tablets since yesterday morning upon medical practitioner's advice. I have no idea if its curing the thing or not

[img]http://www.coldsorefreeforever.com/images/coldsores.jpg[/img]
Have an Answer?
Top Dermatology Answerers
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Learn to identify and prevent bites from summer’s most common pests.
Doctors argue for legislation to curb this dangerous teen trend in the latest Missouri Medicine report.
10 ways to keep your skin healthy all winter long
How to get rid of lumpy fat on your arms, hips, thighs and bottom
Diet “do’s” and “don’ts” for healthy, radiant skin.
Images of rashes caused by common skin conditions